Gymnanthes

noun Gym·nan·thes \ jimˈnan(ˌ)thēz \

Definition of Gymnanthes

:a small genus of tropical American shrubs or trees (family Euphorbiaceae) with alternate evergreen leaves, a milky juice, and a 3-lobed capsular fruit

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Origin and Etymology of gymnanthes

New Latin, from gymn- + -anthes


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